This is a story about you.
It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also our collective story, because in every one of our genomes we each carry the history of our species – births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration and a lot of sex.
Since scientists first read the human genome in 2001 it has been subject to all sorts of claims, counterclaims and myths. In fact,…
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How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?
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Forces of Nature takes you from the mid-Atlantic ridge in Iceland, the volcanoes of Indonesia and the precipitous cliffs in Nepal, to the manatees off the coast of Florida and the northern lights of the Arctic, in search of the fundamental laws that govern our world.
These universal laws shape…
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This fantastic Head Start book from CGP is the ideal way to bridge the gap between GCSE and A-Level Physics. It recaps all the crucial topics you’ll need to remember from GCSE, with crystal-clear study notes and examples, plus practice questions to test your understanding. We’ve also included introductions to some of the key topics you’ll meet at A-Level. It’s the perfect way to hit the ground running at the start of the course, whichever exam board you’re studying!
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Fully revised and updated for the new 2015 specifications, written and checked by curriculum and specification experts, this Student Book supports and extends students through the new course while delivering the breadth, depth, and skills needed to succeed in the new A Levels and beyond. Covers all the content required for the second year of AQA Biology A Level studies.